ABA Therapist Interview Questions

30 ABA Therapist Questions and Answers by on April 6th, 2021

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Tell me about a time that a patient's behavior confused you, or didn't make sense. What did you do?

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ABA Therapist Interview Questions

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    Tell me about a time that a patient's behavior confused you, or didn't make sense. What did you do?

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    Why did you choose a career as an ABA Therapist?

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    What is your greatest strength as an ABA Therapist?

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    What are your salary expectations?

  5. 5.

    What actions do you take to demonstrate care for your patients?

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    When you suffer a setback with a patient, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

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    What feeding therapy techniques have you used with your patients?

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    Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

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    Tell us a little bit about yourself.

  10. 10.

    How do you deal with work stress?

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    How do you deal in uncomfortable situations?

  12. 12.

    What is one skill you would like to improve upon?

  13. 13.

    What questions do you have for us?

  14. 14.

    What do you like most about your current position?

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    Do you have any volunteer experience related to working with children?

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    What experience do you have working with children on the autism spectrum?

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    What type of certification do you have? Are there any additional certifications you are looking to obtain in the future?

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    When you notice a child with aggressive behavior toward others, what type of intervention do you perform?

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    What is your greatest weakness as an ABA Therapist?

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    Explain to me what HIPAA is, and how that affects your job as an ABA Therapist.

  21. 21.

    Do you have experience with one-on-one patient sessions?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about your experience creating behavior intervention plans for autistic children.

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    When have you worked independently before? What challenges do you find when working independently?

  24. 24.

    When have you had difficulty with a parent? How did you handle the situation?

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    What are the four basic schedules of reinforcement?

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    What are the types of differential reinforcement techniques?

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    Would you be willing to travel to various centers, schools, etc?

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    Where do you see your career in 5 years?

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    Describe your working relationship with your previous or current colleagues.

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    When have you worked among a diverse group of people?